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Escaped Prisoners

EDM number 409 in 1990-91, proposed by Alan Williams on 05/02/1991.

That this House notes with incredulity the Written Parliamentary Answer on 14th December 1990, Official Report, column 520-21 from the Home Office that while 311 inmates absconded from open prisons between June and December 1988 and a further 682 inmates absconded during 1989 'the information requested about recapture... could be provided only a disproportionate cost'; is surprised that the Home Office keeps figures of escapes but does not see it necessary to keep track of how many are recaptured; and asks if the Home Office has something to hide.

This motion has been signed by a total of 37 MPs.

Alan Williams05/02/1991Swansea WestProposed
John Home Robertson05/02/1991East LothianSigned
George Foulkes05/02/1991Carrick, Cumnock and Doon ValleySigned
Paul Flynn05/02/1991Newport WestSigned
Harry Ewing05/02/1991Falkirk EastSigned
John Maxton05/02/1991Glasgow, CathcartSigned
Geoffrey Lofthouse05/02/1991Pontefract & CastlefordSigned
Joan Lestor05/02/1991EcclesSigned
Eric Illsley06/02/1991Barnsley CentralSigned
Paul Murphy06/02/1991TorfaenSigned
Keith Bradley06/02/1991Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Harry Cohen06/02/1991LeytonSigned
Alexander Eadie06/02/1991MidlothianSigned
John Evans06/02/1991St Helens NorthSigned
Harry Barnes06/02/1991North East DerbyshireSigned
Llin Golding07/02/1991Newcastle-under-LymeSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie07/02/1991Glasgow, PollokSigned
John Cummings07/02/1991EasingtonSigned
Bill Michie07/02/1991Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Peter Hardy07/02/1991WentworthSigned
Chris Smith07/02/1991Islington South & FinsburySigned
Tony Lloyd07/02/1991StretfordSigned
Tom Cox08/02/1991TootingSigned
Max Madden11/02/1991Bradford WestSigned
Doug Hoyle11/02/1991Warrington NorthSigned
Ian McCartney11/02/1991MakerfieldSigned
Alan Meale11/02/1991MansfieldSigned
Alun Michael11/02/1991Cardiff South & PenarthSigned
Andrew Smith12/02/1991Oxford EastSigned
Austin Mitchell13/02/1991Great GrimsbySigned
Alistair Darling13/02/1991Edinburgh CentralSigned
Tommy Graham13/02/1991Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Jack Thompson14/02/1991WansbeckSigned
Peter Pike18/02/1991BurnleySigned
Martyn Jones18/04/1991Clwyd South WestSigned
Ken Livingstone29/04/1991Brent EastSigned
Audrey Wise10/06/1991PrestonSigned

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